PLO official: Trump's Jerusalem recognition was 'backstabbing'

PLO envoy to Washington blasts Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.Ben Ariel, 1/26/2018, 5:58 AM

PA: Donald Trump is 'oppressing' the Palestinians

Senior PA officials say refusal to meet with Trump administration officials is 'sign of self-respect', calling Trump their 'oppressor'.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 8:43 PM

Palestinian Arabs prefer terrorism to peace deal, poll finds

Just one out of four Palestinian Arabs back efforts to reach deal with Israel - while nearly 40% endorse terror attacks against Israel.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 5:48 PM

Was former chief rabbi of UK behind Mike Pence's Knesset speech?

Former Chief Rabbi of UK says he was consulted by VP Pence for his Knesset address, calls it a 'great tribute to the Jewish people'.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 4:51 PM

John Kerry to Abbas: Don't give in to Trump's demands

John Kerry reportedly maintaining contacts with PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, urged him to 'stay strong', while hinting at 2020 presidential bid.David Rosenberg, 1/24/2018, 5:09 PM

Mike Pence: Western Wall visit was ' very inspiring'

Vice President Mike Pence wraps up his trip to Israel with a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 2:43 PM

'Trump's J'lem declaration proof of our support for Israel'

VP Pence pledges to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal if agreement not fixed, says US-Israel alliance has never been stronger.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 11:57 AM

Al-Qaeda calls on Muslims to 'rise and attack Jews, Americans'

As US VP visits Israel, senior terrorist leader says 'No Muslim has the right to cede Jerusalem no matter what happens.'AFP, 1/23/2018, 10:25 AM

Ambassador to Israel: Pence's speech moved me to tears

Ambassador David Friedman says VP Pence's 'historic' speech in Knesset moved him to tears. 'An extraordinary address'.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 10:52 PM

Haskel: Pence's speech was amazing - and a relief for Israelis

Canadian-born Likud MK lauds VP Pence following his Knesset address: 'This was an amazing, exciting, and important speech.'Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2018, 9:53 PM

'Israel, America's best days are yet to come'

Watch: Pence and Netanyahu hold joint press conferenceDavid Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 8:44 PM

EU promises to back Abbas' demand for Jerusalem

EU foreign affairs chief 'reassures' Abbas that EU committed to establishing Palestinian state - with Jerusalem as its capital.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 5:54 PM

'US will never let Iran get nuclear weapons'

'The Iran nuclear deal is a disaster', says Pence, making 'solemn promise' that US will never permit Tehran regime to acquire nuclear arms.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 4:59 PM

Pence to Knesset: Embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

Vice President Pence says US embassy to be relocated to Jerusalem by end of next year.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 3:20 PM

'No peace talks without the US'

PM slams Abbas' attempt to find new broker for peace talks. 'Anyone who doesn't want to talk with the US doesn't want peace.'David Rosenberg, 1/21/2018, 9:15 PM

Watch: Mike Pence lands in Israel for historic visit

Vice President Mike Pence lands in Israel, beginning first trip since taking office.David Rosenberg, 1/21/2018, 7:35 PM

Report: U.S. embassy to move to Jerusalem by 2019

Senior officials say plan is to convert existing consular building to an embassy.Elad Benari, 1/19/2018, 5:31 AM

Muslim conference: Jerusalem is holy to Muslims and Christians

Participants in conference in Cairo claim that the Arab and Islamic right to Jerusalem began during the period of the Jebusites.Dalit Halevi, 1/19/2018, 3:15 AM

J'lem residents unite in push to improve public transportation

'Buses which are regularly late or don't show up are problem which entire city suffers from regardless of religious sector,' resident says.Dvir Amar, 1/18/2018, 9:49 PM

The history of Jerusalem according to Abbas

PA chairman claims Palestinians are descendants of the "Arab Canaanites" who built Jerusalem 5,000 years ago.Dalit Halevi, 1/18/2018, 6:05 AM

9 injured in Jerusalem fire

Residents injured in apartment blaze in Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 8:33 PM

Erdogan, Pope to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move

Turkish president to visit Vatican, discuss response to US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 7:03 PM

Watch: Trial run of 'King David' Jerusalem express train

Transportation minister participates in trial run of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high speed train, set to open at the end of March.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 1:55 PM

'Boycott Trump until he renounces Jerusalem recognition'

Speaker of Lebanese parliament proposes Muslim boycott of US, including closure of embassies in Washington, until J'lem decision renounced.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2018, 1:02 PM

Gaza man abandons daughter in Israel following hospital visit

Gaza resident escorting his daughter to hospital visit in Jerusalem refuses to return to Gaza, abandons daughter, flees to central Israel.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2018, 8:58 AM

PLO calls on PA to renounce recognition of Israel

Terror group's central council calls on Palestinian Authority to renounce 1993 recognition of Israel, following Trump's J'lem declaration.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2018, 11:09 PM

PM: Abbas finally revealed his true colors

Netanyahu blasts PA chairman Abbas, after PA leader denounces President Trump, claims Israel is a European 'colonial' project.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2018, 7:02 PM

Arab rioter shot dead as anti-Trump 'uprising' continues

Riots in western Samaria along pre-1967 border protest Trump's Jerusalem declaration. Arab rioter shot and killed by IDF soldiers.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2018, 6:38 PM

The speech in which Abbas dug his own grave

While wishing the POTUS' "house be destroyed" in traditional Arab fashion, Abbas may have destroyed his own house, the Palestinian Arab one built of cards.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 1/15/2018, 10:10 AM

Chabad opens new rehabilitation facility in Jerusalem

Center for patients with neurological disorders opened in capital by Colel Chabad, oldest social services organization in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2018, 7:54 PM

Security guard wounded in J'lem attack released from hospital

Asher Elmaliach, stabbed in heart during bus station attack, released in 'very good' condition, and will now undergo rehabilitation.Tal Polon, 1/14/2018, 11:56 AM

After Trump's J'lem declaration, PA turns to UN to lead talks

PLO leadership to consider revoking recognition of Israel at upcoming meeting to consider path forward after J'lem recognition.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 2:46 PM

Egypt to investigate report saying it backed Trump on Jerusalem

Egypt's chief prosecutor orders urgent investigation into NYT report on its alleged support for Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2018, 6:35 AM

Report: Two Arab rioters killed during clashes with IDF soldiers

Dozens of rioters protesting Trump's Jerusalem recognition hurl stones at Israeli forces, forcing soldiers to open fire.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2018, 7:41 PM

'He threw rocks at Jews - and was released'

Israel Police release Arab who threw rocks at Jews - after just five days of house arrest.Nitsan Keidar, 1/11/2018, 5:51 PM

Arab League to meet on Jerusalem next month

Arab League Council to meet February 1, discuss steps against Trump's Jerusalem recognition.Elad Benari, 1/11/2018, 4:03 AM

Revolutionary: 28 minutes from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Transportation Minister Katz says long-awaited express train connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will be ready before Pesach.Chana Roberts, 1/10/2018, 9:09 AM

Guatemalan lawyer challenges embassy move to Jerusalem

Guatemalan lawyer says his country's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem violates international law.Elad Benari, 1/10/2018, 5:32 AM

Erekat: No peace talks until US annuls J'lem recognition

PA chief negotiator says PA won't resume peace negotiations with Israel until the US annuls recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.JTA, 1/9/2018, 10:33 PM

UK to PA: Israel will have to share Jerusalem

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson tells senior PA official Jerusalem will be 'shared capital' of Israel and a future Palestinian state.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 8:46 PM

Pence announces Israel visit

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Jewish state later this month, following multiple delays. No meetings with PA officials plannedDavid Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 6:56 PM

State Dep. urges Israel to bar Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Annual State Dep. report shows department urged Israel to curtail Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, agree to Reform demands at Western Wall.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2018, 6:20 PM

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi asks to extend his term

Rabbi Shlomo Amar submits request to Chief Rabbinate Council to extend his term for another five years.Chaim Lev, 1/7/2018, 5:13 AM

Egyptian officer: Ramallah can be Palestinian state's capital

NY Times reports Egyptian intelligence officer encouraged talk shows to support US Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 1/6/2018, 7:46 PM

'We would've voted against UN Jerusalem resolution'

Kosovo president says his nation would have voted with the United States against condemning Trump recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/5/2018, 10:33 PM

'Trump's declaration helped Israel - UN resolution irrelevant'

Israeli Jews believe President Trump understand's Israel's interests, benefited the Jewish state by recognizing Jerusalem, poll shows.David Rosenberg, 1/4/2018, 8:07 PM

'We need to see facts on the ground'

Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King speaks about the approval of the United J'lem Law and its message. 'After talking, we need to see building.'Chana Roberts, 1/4/2018, 2:11 PM

Egypt: Jerusalem bill an obstacle to peace

Egypt blasts approval of United Jerusalem Bill, says it is in contravention of UN resolutions on Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/4/2018, 6:06 AM

Israelis overwhelmingly oppose partition of Jerusalem

Just 12% of Israeli Jews back partition of Jerusalem in exchange for peace deal with PA. 64% say UN resolutions on Jerusalem meaningless.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 9:04 PM

Abbas spokesman: Israel declared war

Nabil Abu Rudeineh says United Jerusalem Bill and Trump recognition of Jerusalem are a declaration of war against the Palestinian people.Dalit Halevi, 1/3/2018, 6:34 AM

Jordan: Israel denying the region peace

Jordan’s Foreign Minister criticizes Israel following approval of “United Jerusalem Bill” and Likud Central Committee vote on sovereignty.Elad Benari, 1/3/2018, 12:06 AM

El Salvador, last country with embassy in J'lm, won't move again

Central American country maintained embassy in Jerusalem until 2006, was last country to relocate embassy to Tel Aviv.JTA, 1/2/2018, 1:43 PM

Jerusalem Arabs arrested for assaulting haredi youths

Police nab two Jerusalem Arabs wanted for vicious attack on haredi youths.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 12:03 PM

Jerusalem stabbing victim's life no longer in jeopardy

Condition of Jerusalem security guard stabbed through the heart stabilizes, hospital officials say his life no longer in jeopardy.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 11:09 AM

One day later: PA envoy returns to Washington

PA envoy to the United States returns to Washington after just one day of "consultations" over Jerusalem recognition.Elad Benari, 1/2/2018, 6:15 AM

Ramallah shoe store demands apology for Balfour Declaration

Ramallah store: British and American customers can enter - if they apologize for Balfour Declaration and Trump’s Jerusalem recognition.Elad Benari, 1/2/2018, 3:42 AM

Knesset approves 'United Jerusalem Bill'

Knesset approves law stipulating that a majority of 80 MKs will be required to change the status of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2018, 3:12 AM